28 Jan 2015

Retired Christchurch Coroner, Richard McElrea

From Nine To Noon, 9:23 am on 28 January 2015

Richard McElrea recently retired after 21 years as the Christchurch Coroner. Over that time he has presided over hundreds of inquests, including the 2010 Fox Glacier plane crash which killed nine people, and the 2003 plane crash near at Christchurch airport, in which seven Crop and Food Staff, and a pilot died when their chartered plane crashed - the Piper Navajo Chieftain aircraft crashed near Christchurch Airport on June 6, 2003.